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Racism still exists, just in a different form

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet  Oh, racism. Oh how it has scarred the epidermis of Albany. Fifty years after the Civil Rights Movement sought equality for all, we see more and more evidence that the racism is still holding strong. The problem is, a great deal of it is from those who were once the target of such hatred.

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The Movement

By   /  November 29, 2011  /  News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     November 17 is a date that should live on in the memory of Albany for eons.  It was that date, fifty years ago, that the Albany Movement was started.  In 1961, the organization formed with help from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.  [...]

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Freedom Singers Historian to Speak at ACRI

By   /  May 18, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Talk to be Illustrated with Freedom Songs Excerpts Performed by the ACRI Freedom Singers ALBANY, GA – May 14, 2011 – On Thursday, May 26, the Albany Civil Rights Institute (ACRI) will hold its fifth Monthly Community Night in 2011 with Freedom Singers historian Deanna Weber speaking on the history of the SNCC (Student [...]

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SWGA Project Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Southwest Georgia Civil Rights Movement: Past, Present, and Future

By   /  May 17, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet ALBANY, GEORGIA – May 12, 2011 – Young and old will gather from all parts of the nation and beyond, June 2-4, 2011, to celebrate and commemorate the struggles and successes of the Southwest Georgia Civil Rights Movement, to address the persistence of racism and poverty, and to formulate plans for future action.  We expect [...]

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Albany civil rights founder to speak at FoundersDay

By   /  March 22, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal   On April 4, Dr. William Anderson, a doctor of osteopathic medicine who spearheaded the Albany Civil Rights Movement in 1961, will deliver the keynote address at the Albany State University Founder’s Day Convocation in the HPER Gymnasium at 10 a.m.

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